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1955: Gone Too Soon
While at the peak of his career, Dean passed away in 1955 after crashing his Porsche Spyder, which he nicknamed "Little Bastard," on the highway. Dean was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering injuries in the crash. His final two films were released after his death and he was the first actor to earn an Academy Award nomination post-humous.
Get a glimpse at the softer side of the rebel actor.